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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L fuse 7 VIN: IFDKE3OM6P
Hello iatn. first time. This squad was towed in after a no start, i found fuse 7 in the interior fuse block blown which powers glow plugs, pcm power, instument cluster, tfi module. replaced and noticed the glow plug controller cycling quikly and fuse blew agai...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX14N1S
vehicle will stall, cut out or hesitate intermittently. symptoms have occurred most often when vehicle sits outside on a warm day and then is driven at the end of the day. have had all symptoms in same test drive. fuel pressure is within spec at all times. ign...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Evap core freezing VIN: 2FTDX18W3V
Hello friends, About a year and half ago, this vehicle came in the cold days of winter.It was January and it was well below freezing. The complaint was "although he had good heat after the initial warm-up" he had "no heat after a half hour of driving". We ar...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L possible blower VIN: 1FAFP55U5Y
Customer states that A/C will start blowing insufficiently (Low vloume and low cooling) after driving @ 40 miles. Also has insufficient heat when turned to hot.We have not been able duplicate insufficient cooling symptoms, but do experience insufficient heat. ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21F51
Mis fire happens at 1400-1500 rpm at 45-55 mph Contribution test shows #8 failing replaced three times with ford reman--- stills fails contibution test. Had at ford dealer and they could not find the problem. No smoke and or evidence of any fluid consumption. ...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L cruise,horn VIN: 1FTRW08L52
Hello again, Thanks in advance for any help, this truck came in for inop cruise control and horn, checked out and verified complaint, found clock spring to be bad, replaced clock sping and now the horn will work only with the key in the off position and not wh...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L running VIN: 1FMZU73E42
we have done all of this truck never sets a code,but on misfire monitors it showed cylinder 2,3,4.after tune misfire went to #3 cylinder.came backcustomer had to have it when you dirve it no codes but misfires show 1 time on cylinders 2and 4.clear and...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L dlc VIN: 1FTPX14V57
This F150 came in for a MIL on, have no communication with PCM or any other modules. No power on pin 16 and no power to cigar lighter. Checked for fuse 41 in CJB, there's a slot there but no connections behind the slot. :) Mitchells says fuse 41 is the one f...
1994 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1LNLM9849R
The blower only works on high speed. I have a wiring diagram, but no way to diagnose how many volts should be at the blower motor speed control module (which I think is the faulty component). I even went to the Ford dealer, but the oldest book they have is a 1...
2006 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM84W56
Hello all, I have this Town Car that I just cant seem to find what the problem may be with this PO108 Code. Went through the whole diag procedeure, according to Alldata, except being able to read PIDS. The vehicle does not seems to exhibit any any symptoms in... Trouble codes: P0108
2004 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S84
car came to us from another has codes p0353,p0355.p0356,primary/secondary ignition fault,clys 3,5, is skipping.other garage put in all new aftermarket coils and plugs.check cylinders #5 was dead.switched coils 4 and 5.#4 was now dead and #5 ok.... Trouble codes: P0353, P0355, P0356

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP6537S
fixed the problem the coolant temp sensor and crank sensor connectors are exactly the same and are very close to each other. Swapped connectors and it started right up. simple mistake Trouble codes: 16 (IDM no signal).
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP6537S
fixed, hose of brake booster came of where is slides onto the connection below im, connected back to together and runs great Trouble codes: 167 (insufficient throttle position change during dynamic reponse test).
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FALP62W7T
could not get vehicle to stall. cleaned the mass air flow sensor like many said and sent the vehicle on its way. so far it has not come back.
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMYU24E1W
I checked the rear brakes, pulled drive shafts and the truck still had this problem on the lift. The problem has to be in the transmission. I advised customer that trans would have to be looked at. He did not wana go any futher with repair. Plans on getting ri...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Timing Chain VIN: 1FMYU24E4W
First off I'd like to thank all those members who took the time to reply! The timing chain plastic tensioner shoe on the left front cam chain wore excessively allowing the chain to jump and resulted in bent valves. At this point we are considering a replaceme...
1998 Ford Contour 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to everybody that replied. The problem with this car ended up being the bank 2 sensor 1 O2 sensor. It was shutting down after driving the car on the freeway for 10 minutes. We replaced it and havent had a problem in 3 days now. Also, it passed state emi... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L fuses VIN: 1FTYR14X5W
thamks to all of you who replied. unfortunately the truck has not come back since i updated the request. i am not sure if that is good news ir bad and the customer just hasn't brought it back. we have not heard from him either.
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L theft light VIN: 2FTZX1723X
Hi guys sorry for the wait, talking with my custumer the cluster was already broke before the theft system is working butlight still on need to change the cluster and get reprogram after, but customer will wait thank for the quick help to the next time Eric
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L converter VIN: 1FTSW21P45
thanks to all. we ended up pulling trans out of vehicle.we found that the tcc valve retaining clip was in the wrong slot. the clip was actually blocking the converter feed. no oil pressure to trans converter and the piston in the converter was always applied. ...
2002 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, loss of power VIN: 4MZXV14T7Y
I started to change out the alternator and discovered a broken wire at the plug going into the alternator, I fixed this, cleared the codes and it has been fine since Trouble codes: P0325, P0105, P1105 (manufacturers fuel air metering control).
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